Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs
This is the easiest Butterscotch fudge you will ever make. This calls for you to make the fudge into a wreath shape but you can make in in a small casserole dish and that works fine also. (Cooking time is actually refrigeration time.)
- 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsel
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
- 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
- 1 cup walnuts, whole
- 1 (4 ounce) jar maraschino cherries (optional)
- Melt chocolate, butterscotch morsels, and sweetened condensed milk in a double boiler over hot (not boiling) water.
- Stir ocassionally until chips are completely melted and mixture begins to thicken.
- Remove mixture from heat and add chopped walnuts and vanilla.
- Chill for one hour until the mixture thickens.
- Line the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan with foil.
- Place 3/4 cup of walnut halves in the bottom of the pan, forming a 2 inch wide ring.
- Spoon fudge on top of walnut halves to form a ring.
- Decorate with remaining walnut halves and maraschino cherries if desired.
- Chill until firm enough to slice.
Saw Paula Deen make this recipe on her show and thought it would be great for a Super Bowl party. And it was. I followed the recipe as written with the only problem being that 1 hour was not nearly long enough to chill. At the 1 hour mark, I spooned the mixture over the walnuts and watched it ooze into a fudgie scotch square. It was still good and enjoyed by all.